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A disease of the bronchi characterized by wheezing, dyspnea, and a feeling of constriction in the chest
bronchi and their branches(bronchioles) that carry air from trachea to alveoli of lungs
odorless, colorless gas formed in the tissues as a waste product, and expelled from the lungs
musclulomembranous partition that separates the thoractic cavity from the abdominal cavity.
A cartiligious leaf shaped flap that blocks the top of the windpipe, the glottis, during swalling, which prevents the entry of food or fluid into the respiratory system.
highly infectious respiratory disease caused by airborne viral droplets occurring in epidemics
musculocartilaginous structure at the top of the trachea and below the root of the tongue that houses the vocal cords
airway between the nasal chambers, the mouth, and the larynx as well as a passageway for food
inflammation of the lung in which air sacs become filled with infammatory cells and the lung becomes solid. Symtoms are cough, chestpain, fever, headache, general malaise (discomfort) Cause: bacteria, virus Treatment: antibiotics, vaccine
the bodily process of inhalation and exhalation, distribution of oxygen and removal of carbon dioxide from the cells of the body
The volume of air inhaled and exhaled in a normal, resting breath, typically about 500 mL.
Infectious disease caused by the tubercle bacillus, Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Most commonly affects the respiratory system and causes inflammation and calcification of the system.
two pairs of membranous bands in the larynx with the superior pair not having any part in speech and the inferior pair vibrating to produce sound.
a productive cough brings up this, Mucus or phlegm that is coughed up from the lining of the respiratory tract, reffered to as a wet cough
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